Event Volunteer at Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate


(42.167,-71.1325)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate2468B Washington StreetCanton, MA 02021


About

Overview

Meet and greet visitors at events at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton. Help us share information about our mission and properties. Get the word out by signing folks up for our mailing lists. Recruit new members and donors. Meet new people and have fun while giving back to your community!

Responsibilities

  • Set up an information station (table, chair, display board) and stock it with brochures and information about the Trustees and Trustees’ properties.
  • Talk with visitors, answering questions about The Trustees and Trustees’ properties
  • Gather information from visitors for mailing lists and promotional outreach
  • Educate the public about the goals of the Trustees and encourage membership

Qualifications

Required:

  • Have reliable transportation to the event, with adequate capacity to transport table, chair, display board
  • Desire to meet with the public, and share knowledge of The Trustees and the Trustees’ properties
  • Good communication skills
  • Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions: hot and dry, cold or wet, etc.
  • Ability to carry and set up table and chair, restock supplies
  • Experience working with the public (desired, not required)
  • Knowledge of the Trustees and Trustees’ properties (desired, not required)
  • Knowledge of any or all of the following: history, landscape architecture, gardening/farming, and/or ecology of the area. (desired, not required)

Time Commitment Needed

Two to four hours depending on the event.

Skills

  • Farming
  • History
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-4 hours depending on the event

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